Obituary of Rick Gowdy
It is with very heavy hearts that Rick’s family announce his sudden passing on Sunday, April 26, 2020, at age 61. Beloved husband and best friend of Marilyn (nee Hamilton) for 38 years. Loving father of Jenn Hodgins (Brad) and Krissy Goodfellow (Ed) and extremely proud grandpa of Hunter, Lochlan, Ben, Ryland, Everly, Amaya and Ryah. Dear son of Don and the late Pat Gowdy and cherished brother of Betty-Ann McFarlane (Bill), Joe Gowdy (Lisa), Angela Perrett and Sherry Gowdy. Fondly remembered by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenny Hamilton, Alan & Janet Hamilton and Brian & Heather Hamilton, and by his many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, cousins and many friends. Predeceased by his mother and father-in-law Audrey and Don Hamilton.
A Family Graveside Service will be held at Harrowsmith Cemetery with a Celebration of his Life for family and friends at a later date. In memory of Rick, please consider a donation to Rural Services South Frontenac AMHS-KFL&A (Addiction and Mental Health Services). Arrangements entrusted to the Paul G. Payne Funeral Home, 178 Main St., Odessa, Ontario K0H 2H0 (613-386-7373). Please share your memories and condolences to the family at www.paynefuneralhome.com